Nachtrag: Herbstbilder und Umzugsvorbereitungen

Ein Nachtrag von, sage und schreibe, November, weil ich irgendwie nie dazu gekommen bin, in dem Monat etwas zu posten^^; Inzwischen haben wir uns schon ganz gut in der neuen Wohnung eingelebt und der Winter ist in vollem Gange (Minus 6 Grad hatten wir heute, brrr)…! Weil ich den goldenen Herbst in Japan so liebe, … Mehr Nachtrag: Herbstbilder und Umzugsvorbereitungen

Yamagata travels: A temple in the mountain, onsen and a volcano

しずかさや いわにしみいる せみのこえ。 Silence, and penetrating into the rocks — the cry of the cicada. (Haiku by Matsuo Basho (1644 – 1694)) (See page 2 for the German version) As a friend of mine was travelling to Japan, we decided to visit Yamagata Prefecture in northeast Japan for a short trip. I could not take … Mehr Yamagata travels: A temple in the mountain, onsen and a volcano

Japan`s best season

(See page 2 for the German version) If you have ever lived in Japan, you will probably know that the four seasons are something everyone talks about all the time. In spring people are looking forward to cherry blossoms and “hanami” (literally: “flower viewing”, but it actually means having a picnic under the cherry blossom … Mehr Japan`s best season

The wonderful and not so wonderful Mt. Izugatake – hike

“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien (See page 2 for German version) You might have guessed it from reading this post, but from time to time I feel Wanderlust. Getting a breeze fresh air, being surrounded by the lush greenery, listening to the rustling of the trees has a wonderfully relaxing … Mehr The wonderful and not so wonderful Mt. Izugatake – hike